Seth M. Powsner MD

Professor of Psychiatry and of Emergency Medicine; Director, Crisis Intervention Unit

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupMedical Informatics, Yale Center forEmergency Medicine | Psychiatry: Adult Psychiatry

Research Interests

Computer and Information Sciences; Computer graphics; Data Systems; Information retrieval; Medical informatics; Psychiatry more...


  • B.S.E.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974
  • M.D., Yale University, 1978
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 5/1974

Selected Publications

  • Wang D, Powsner S, Eisendrath S (2009) , Factitious Disorder In Kaplan H, Sadock B (eds), Comprehensive Textbook, , Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins
  • Powsner S (2007) , The Emergency Department Setting In Leigh H, Streltzer J (eds), Handbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, New York, Springer, Published
  • Powsner S (Nov 2005) "Manufacturing vs repair" in health care., JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 294(20)2580



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